De Gea breaks Ronaldo's record at Manchester United

EPL By: Ayodeji Tunde | 02/05/2018

FC Naija

It is mind-boggling for many that in a top club like Manchester United, the goalkeeper is consistently the best player season after seasons. 

With David de Gea has been crowned Manchester United's Player of the Year for the fourth time, he has now eclipsed Cristiano Ronaldo's record.

The Spaniard reclaimed the prize from the previous winner Ander Herrera at a glitzy ceremony on Tuesday, with the goalkeeper also collecting the Players' Player of the Year gong.

 The Spain number one is the only United player to have started all 35 Premier League matches this season, with his 17 clean sheets set to win the goalkeeper the competition's Golden Glove prize for the first time.


"It's difficult for words what Manchester United means to me," De Gea said after lifting the Sir Matt Busby trophy.

 "It's amazing to play for the club, the history, the fans, everything. It was hard in the beginning, but I believed in myself, I worked hard and I am proud of myself as well.

 "I want to say thanks to everyone. I didn't expect to win this one. I have four, it's amazing for me and thanks again to everyone."